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Silica Microparticle Shows Promise for Treatment of Malignant Mesothelioma

Malignant mesothelioma(s) are cancerous tumors of the lining of the pleura (lung and chest cavity), caused exclusively by asbestos exposure. Many believed that only long-term exposure to asbestos caused malignant mesothelioma, but it is now known that even short-term and second-hand exposure to asbestos dust can cause this aggressive and debilitating disease. The latency period  Continue Reading »

Tips for Finding the Right Mesothelioma Doctor

Finding the right individual or family doctor can be challenging, but add a unique condition such as mesothelioma, and the task can seem daunting. The good news is it doesn’t have to be. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you will find that the medical landscape is becoming increasingly lush  Continue Reading »